This map depicts the range boundary, defined as the areas where the species is estimated to occur at a rate of 5% or more for at least one week within each season. Get Instant ID help for 650+ North American birds. This map depicts the range boundary, defined as the areas where the species is estimated to occur at a rate of 5% or more for at least one week within each season. Hummingbirds(Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family:Trochilidae). A close relative of the Rufous Hummingbird, Allen's has a more limited range, nesting mostly in California. Fink, D., T. Auer, A. Johnston, M. Strimas-Mackey, O. Robinson, S. Ligocki, B. Petersen, C. Wood, I. Davies, B. Sullivan, M. Iliff, S. Kelling. Allen's hummingbird is common only in the brushy woods, gardens, and meadows of coastal California from Santa Barbara north, and southern coastal Oregon. ... Allen's Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin. Learn more. The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and opportunities to help bird conservation. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. https://doi.org/10.2173/ebirdst.2018, Certain products may be unavailable due to insufficient data. . In early spring, a narrow strip of scrub and chaparral along the Pacific Coast starts buzzing with the sights and sounds of the coppery and green Allen's Hummingbird. Explore Birds of the World to learn more. Title Allen's Hummingbird Range - CWHR B292 [ds1540] Publication date 2016-02-0100:00:00 Presentation formats digital map FGDC geospatial presentation format vector digital data Other citation details These are the same layers as appear in the CWHR System software. The nominate race of Allen's hummingbird, S. s. sasin, is migratory, and winters along the Pacific coast of central Mexico. Range. eBird data from 2014-2018. Individuals breeding along the coast from southern Oregon to southern California fly to central Mexico for the winter, but hummingbirds breeding on the Channel Islands and around Los Angeles are primarily year-round residents. Estimated for 2018. Resident to medium-distance migrant. 2020. eBird Status and Trends, Data Version: 2018; Released: 2020. Males flash their brilliant reddish orange throat and put on an elaborate show for the females, swinging in pendulous arcs before climbing high into the sky and diving back down with a sharp squeal made by their tails. This is one of the two common nesting hummingbirds in northern California gardens (Anna's is the other).